LG | VK9820UHAY | LG VK9820UHAY Owner’s Manual

OWNER’S MANUAL
NEW TYPE CYCLONE
VACUUM CLEANER
This information contains important instructions for the safe use and
maintenance of the vacuum cleaner. Especially, please read all of the
information on page 4, 5 for your safety. Please keep this manual in an
easily accessible place and refer to it anytime.
VK9820****
P/No.: MFL57001301
www.lg.com
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Table of contents
Important safety instructions ....................................................................... 4~5
How to use .......................................................................................................... 6
Assembling vacuum cleaner .......................................................................................................... 6
Operating vacuum cleaner ............................................................................................................. 8
Using carpet and floor nozzle ......................................................................................................... 9
Using all floor and mini turbine nozzle .......................................................................................... 10
Using accessory nozzles .............................................................................................................. 11
Using the sani punch nozzle .....................................................................................................12~16
Emptying dust tank ....................................................................................................................... 17
Cleaning dust tank ........................................................................................................................ 18
Dust separator clean alarm display .................................................................................................19
Cleaning air filter and motor safety filter ....................................................................................... 20
Cleaning exhaust filter .................................................................................................................. 21
Check before requesting for service .........................................................................................22~23
Trouble shooting ........................................................................................ 24~25
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Read and follow all instructions before using your vacuum cleaner to prevent the risk of fire,electric shock, personal injury, or
damage when using the vacuum cleaner. This guide do not cover all possible conditions that may occur. Always contact your
service agent or manufacturer about problems that you do not understand. This appliance complies with the following EC
Directives :-2006/95/EC Low Voltage Directive -2004/108/EC EMC Directive.
This is the safety alert symbol.
This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “WARNING” or “CAUTION.”
These words mean:
WARNING
This symbol will alert you to hazards or unsafe practices which could cause serious
bodily harm or death.
CAUTION
This symbol will alert you to hazards or unsafe practices which could
cause bodily injury or property damage.
WARNING
• Do not plug in if control knob is not in OFF position.
Personal injury or product damage could result.
• Keep children away and beware of obstructions
when rewinding the cord to prevent personal injury
The cord moves rapidly when rewinding.
• Disconnect electrical supply before servicing or
cleaning the unit or when cleaner is not in use.
Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or personal
injury.
• Do not use vacuum cleaner to pick up anything that
is burning or smoking such as cigarettes, or hot
ashes.
Doing so could result in death, fire or electrical shock.
• Do not vacuum flammable or explosive substances
such as gasoline, benzene, thinners, propane
(liquids or gases).
The fumes from these substances can create a fire hazard
or explosion. Doing so could result in death or personal
injury.
• Do not handle plug or vacuum cleaner with wet hands.
Doing so could result in death or electrical shock.
• Do not unplug by pulling on cord.
Doing so could result in product damage or electrical shock.
To unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord.
• Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers, and all parts of
the body away from openings and moving parts.
Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or personal
injury.
• Do not pull or carry by cord, use cord as a handle,
close a door on cord, or pull cord around sharp
edges or corners. Do not run vacuum cleaner over
cord. Keep cord away from heated surfaces.
Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or personal
injury or fire or product damage.
• The hose contains electrical wires. Do not use it if it
is damaged, cut or punctured.
Failure to do so could result in death,or electrical shock.
• Do not allow to be used as toy. Close attention is
necessary when used by or near children.
Personal injury or product damage could result.
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• Do not use the vacuum cleaner if the power cord or
plug is damaged or faulty.
Personal injury or product damage could result. In these
cases, contact LG Electronics Service Agent to avoid hazard.
• Do not use vacuum cleaner if it has been under water.
Personal injury or product damage could result. In these
cases, contact LG Electronics Service Agent to avoid hazard.
• Do not continue to vacuum if any parts appear
missing or damaged.
Personal injury or product damage could result. In these
cases, contact LG Electronics Service Agent to avoid hazard.
• Do not use an extension cord with this vacuum
cleaner
Fire hazard or product damage could result.
• Using proper voltage.
Using improper voltage may result in damage to the motor
and possible injury to the user. Proper voltage is listed on
the bottom of vacuum cleaner.
• Turn off all controls before unplugging.
Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or personal injury.
• Do not change the plug in any way.
Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or personal
injury or product damage. Doing so result in death. If plug
does not fit, contact a qualified electrician to install the
proper outlet.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the
manufacturer, its service agent or similarly qualified
persons in order to avoid a hazard.
• Repairs to electrical appliances may only be
performed by qualified service engineers.
Improper repairs may lead to serious hazards for the user.
• Do not put fingers near the gear.
Failure to do so could result in personal injury.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
CAUTION
• Do not put any objects into openings.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
• Use accessory nozzles in sofa mode.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
• Do not use with any opening blocked: keep free of
dust, lint, hair, and anything that may reduce air
flow.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
• Don’t grasp the tank handle when you are moving
the vacuum cleaner.
The vacuum cleaner’s body may fall when separating tank
and body. Personal injury or product damage could result.
You should grasp the carrier handle when you are
moving the vacuum cleaner. (Page 10)
• Do not use vacuum cleaner without dust tank and/or
filters in place.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
• Always clean the dust bin after vacuuming carpet
cleaners or fresheners, powders and fine dust.
These products clog the filters, reduce airflow and can
cause damage to the cleaner. Failure to clean the dust bin
could cause permanent damage to the cleaner.
• Do not use vacuum cleaner to pick up sharp hard
objects, small toys, pins, paper clips, etc.
They may damage the cleaner or dust bin.
• Store the vacuum cleaner indoors.
Put the vacuum cleaner away after use to prevent tripping
over it.
• The vacuum cleaner is not intended to use by young
children or infirm people without supervision.
Failure to do so could result in personal injury or product
damage.
• Only use parts produced or recommended by LG
Electronics Service Agents.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
• Use only as described in this manual. Use only with
LG recommended or approved attachments and
accessories.
Failure to do so could result in personal injury or product
damage.
• To avoid personal injury and to prevent the machine
from falling when cleaning stairs, always place it at
the bottom of stairs.
Failure to do so could result in personal injury or product
damage.
• If after emptying the dust tank the indicator light is
on(red), clean the dust tank.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
• Make sure the filters (exhaust filter and motor safety
filter) are completely dry before replacing in the
machine.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
• Do not dry the filter in an oven or microwave.
Failure to do so could result in fire hazard.
• Do not dry the filter in a clothes dryer.
Failure to do so could result in fire hazard.
• Do not dry near an open flame.
Failure to do so could result in fire hazard.
• Do not use filters that is not dried.
• If the power cord is damaged, it must be replaced by
an approved LG Electronics Service Agent to avoid a
hazard.
• This appliance is not intended for use by persons
(including children) with reduced physical, sensory or
mental capabilities, or lack of experience and
knowledge, unless they have been given supervision
or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a
person responsible for their safety.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not
play with the appliance.
Thermal protector :
This vacuum cleaner has a special thermostat that protects the vacuum cleaner in case of motor
overheating. If the vacuum cleaner suddenly shuts off, turn off the switch and unplug the vacuum cleaner.
Check the vacuum cleaner for possible source of overheating such as a full dust tank, a blocked hose or
clogged filter. If these conditions are found, fix them and wait at least 30 minutes before attempting to use
the vacuum cleaner. After the 30 minute period, plug the vacuum cleaner back in and turn on the switch.
If the vacuum cleaner still does not run, contact a qualified electrician.
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How to Use Assembling vacuum cleaner
Hose handle
(depend on model)
(depend on model)
(depend on model)
(depend on model)
❶ Carpet and floor nozzle (depend on model)
❷ Telescopic pipe
Push the nozzle into the telescopic pipe.
• Push telescopic pipe firmly into hose handle.
• Grasp the spring latch to expand.
• Pull out the pipe to desired length.
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Flexible hose
Attachment point
❸ Connecting the hose to the vacuum cleaner
Push the fitting pipe on the flexible hose
into the attachment point on the vacuum cleaner.
To remove the flexible hose from the vacuum
cleaner, press the button situated on the fitting pipe,
then pull the fitting pipe out of the vacuum cleaner.
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How to Use Operating vacuum cleaner
❶ How to operate
• Pull out the power cord
to the desired length
and plug into the
socket.
• Place the control knob
of the hose handle to
the required position.
• To turn off, slide control
knob to OFF position.
• Press the cord reel
button to rewind the
power cord after use.
❷ Indicator and alarm sound ❸ Park mode
• The indicator light of the hose
handle is on and alarm will
sound when dust tank is full.
After about 1 min 30 sec,
vacuum cleaner will turn itself
off and alarm will sound.
Empty the dust tank and
reuse the vacuum cleaner
NOTICE
When indicator light flashes and alarm sounds :
1. Dust tank is full
slide handle knob to OFF position and empty dust tank
2. Power is on without dust tank
slide handle knob to OFF position and reattach dust tank
3. Rotating plate in the dust tank is restricted because of obstruction
slide handle knob to OFF position and remove obstruction
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• To store during
vacuuming, for
example to move a
small piece of
furniture or a rug,
use park mode to
support the flexible
hose and nozzle.
- Slide the hook on
the nozzle into the
slot on the side of
vacuum cleaner.
❹ Storage
• When you have
switched off and
unplugged the
vacuum cleaner,
press the cord reel
button to
automatically rewind
the cord.
• You can store your
vacuum cleaner in a
vertical position by
sliding the hook on
the nozzle into the
slot on the
underside of the
vacuum cleaner.
How to Use Using carpet and floor nozzle
❶ Carpet and floor nozzle (depend on model)
• The 2 position nozzle
This is equipped with a pedal which allows you to
alter its position according to the type of floor to
be cleaned.
• Carpet or rug position
press the pedal (
) to lower brush.
• Hard floor position (tiles, parquets floor)
Press the pedal (
) Press the pedal to lift the brush up.
• Cleaning carper and floor nozzle
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How to Use Using all floor nozzle and mini turbine nozzle
❷ All floor nozzle (depend on model)
• The 2 position nozzle
This is equipped with a pedal which allows you to alter
its position according to the type of floor to be cleaned.
• Carpet or rug position
Press the pedal (
), then brush is will rotate
• Hard floor position
Press the pedal (
) , then brush will stop rotating
• Cleaning all floor nozzle
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❸ Mini turbine nozzle (depend on model)
• Mini turbine is used for stairs and other hard to
reach places.
• To clean the mini turbine nozzle, remove the
nozzle cover :
Remove 2 screws on the bottom and take mini
turbine nozzle cover off as shown.
• Frequently clean and remove hair, string, and lint
build-up in the brush area. Failure to do so could
damage to mini turbine nozzle.
How to Use Using accessory nozzles
❹ Upholstery nozzle
Upholstery nozzle is for
vacuuming upholstery,
mattresses etc.
❺ Dusting brush
Dusting brush is for vacuuming
picture frames, furniture frames,
books and other irregular
surfaces.
• Accessory nozzles included in the
"BOX" with owner's manual.
❻ Crevice tool
Crevice tool is for vacuuming in
those normally hard-to-reach
places such as reaching cobwebs
or between the cushions of a sofa.
• Crevice tool included
in the vacuum cleaner body.
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How to Use Using the sani punch nozzle
Features
How to use
This nozzle picks up even dust inside through beating.
The bottom part can be separated to be cleaned.
Since the bottom does not stick to the surface, vacuuming is
easy.
Follow the directions below for proper use.
Assembly
Connect the nozzle to the telescopic tube.
Sani punch nozzle (depending on model)
Set the suction power control switch to MAX POWER before vacuuming.
Depending on the type of bedding, handling may be awkward or it may cause a lot of noise.
If this is the case, adjust the suction power control switch to a lower setting.
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This Sani Punch nozzle is for effective cleaning of beds and blankets to remove mites and dust.
Effective cleaning
Bed & blanket
Bulky & heavy blanket
Light blanket & sheet
When using on the bed
When using on the floor
Lay out the blanket and vacuum it on the bed
It is easier to clean a light blanket or sheet
by pushing the nozzle in the direction of the arrow.
To increase cleaning efficiency for light blankets,
lay on top of a bulky blanket and then clean.
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For simple cleaning of the vacuum nozzle, detach the Sani Punch nozzle from the telescopic tube and attach the
crevice tool to vacuum dust.
Top
Bottom
Since the vibrator inside is composed of precision parts, never disassemble the body.
Be careful not to let foreign objects clog the air suction part on top of the vacuum nozzle.
Since removal of the punch bar may cause performance problems, do not warp or remove it.
Attach the bottom plate properly before using. Without this bottom plate, it may not function.
Since this vacuum nozzle has been made exclusively for cleaning beds, blankets and upholstery, use it only for
these cleaning purposes.
(Using it to clean the floor may result soiling it or a drop in performance, do not use it for such purposes.)
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Follow the instruction below for through washing.
(Do not soak the entire body of the vacuum nozzle in water, it may cause the vibrator to malfunction)
Bottom plate
Punch bar
Bottom plate
Punch bar
Press the button on
the rear side of the
vacuum nozzle to
separate the bottom
plate.
Wipe all the soiled
parts of the vacuum
nozzle body with a
cloth.
Straighten the
punch bar on the
lower section.
Wash the removed
bot-tom plate with
water and dry it.
Insert the attachment
projections on bottom
plate to the vacuum
nozzle grooves.
Push down the
tabs to secure.
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Projection
When the dust is fully
filled after cleaning,
take the bin and turn
it counterclockwise to
disconnect
Push the button 2-3
times when the dust is
filled in the dustbin
while cleaning
Waste the dust in
the bin
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Take the bin to fix
into the projection
part and then turn it
clockwise to
connect.
How to Use Emptying dust tank
Tank separate button
Indicator
Pull out
Tank handle
Dust tank cap
The dust tank needs emptying when indicator light is on.
• Turn off the vacuum cleaner and unplug it.
• Grasp the handle of the tank and then press the tank
separation button.
• Pull out the dust tank.
• Empty the tank and then assemble the dust tank as shown.
NOTICE
• If suction power decreases after empting dust tank,
clean dust tank
next page
• Since dust tank is full, indicator continues to flash
for 1 min 30 sec and suction power will decrease for
a while, then vacuum cleaner will turn itself off.
Assembling dust tank
Moving the vacuum cleaner
• Don't grasp the tank handle when you are moving the vacuum cleaner.
The vacuum cleaner's body may fall when separating tank and body.
You should grasp the carrier handle when you are moving the vacuum
cleaner.
Tank handle
Carrier handle
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How to Use Cleaning dust tank
• Press tank separation button and pull out dust tank.
• Raise dust tank cap.
• Empty the dust tank and wash it.
• Dry fully in shade so that moisture is entirely removed.
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NOTICE
If suction power decreases after cleaning dust tank,
clean air filter and motor safety filter.
Next page
How to Use Dust separator clean alarm display
❶ How to separate
• When the LED on the main unit is turned on, please clean the
dust separator.
• When LED on the main unit will be turned on in blue for
1 minute and the buzzer will go off “Ting Ting” on the main
unit of the cleaner.
The suction power will dramatically be reduced in 30 seconds
and the cleaner will automatically be stopped.
• Open the Vacuum cleaner cover by pushing the button.
Grasp the handle of the dust separator and take it out.
Open the guide cover by pulling the guide cover lever and
remove dust.
Open the pre filter cover by pulling the pre filter cover lever
and take out pre filter assembly.
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How to Use Cleaning air filter and motor safety filter
❷ How to clean
❸ How to assemble
If suction power is decreased after cleaning dust tank or
indicator light is on, clean air filter and motor safety filter.
Air filter and motor safety filter are located at the up of
vacuum cleaner in the above figure.
• Wash air filter and motor safety filter with water.
• Do not wash filters with hot water.
• Dry fully in shade so that moisture is entirely removed.
• Air filter and motor safety filter should be cleaned in the
above case.
• Do not use filters that is not dried.
• Insert the motor protection filter to the filter case.
• Close the filter cover.
• Close the dust separator cover.
• Hold the handle of the dust separator to firmly assemble it
by pressing it down.
• Close the cleaner cover.
NOTICE
If filters are damaged, do not use them.
In this cases, contact LG Electronics Service Agent.
Wash filters at least every 3 months.
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CAUTION
Assemble in the reverse order as disassembling.
If you use the cleaner without the motor protection filter
and filter case, the LED on the main unit will be turned
on with the “Ting Ting” sound to disable the operation.
You must install the motor protection filter and filter
case before using the cleaner.
How to Use Cleaning exhaust filter
• The exhaust filter is a reuseable.
• To clean the exhaust filter, remove the Exhaust filter cover on
the body by pulling out it.
• Separate the exhaust filter.
• Dust off filter.(Do not wash filter with water.)
• The exhaust filter should be cleaned at least a year.
Exhaust filter cover assembling
• Fit exhaust filter cover lugs to the grooves of vacuum cleaner
body.
• Join it the body.
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How to Use Check before requesting for service
You should not waste money by requesting for service only to find out that it's not a problem.
If you experience any issues with the product, check the following details before contacting the service
center or the distributor. You may be able to resolve the issue by a simple instruction from the user manual.
1
2
3
5
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Suddenly, the suction
does not work.
2
3
• Stage 1 : Check whether the suction control button is set to “High”
• Stage 2 : Clean the dust separator.
❶ How to separate
① Press the cleaner cover button, and open the cover
of the main unit.
② Hold the handle of the dust separator and pull it up.
③ Open the dust separator cover to remove the dust.
④ Open the filter cover.
⑤ Pull out the filter case and motor protection filter.
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❷ How to clean(Clean with cold water.)
① Clean well in flowing water.
② Remove the moisture thoroughly.
③ Completely dry it under the shade where it is well
ventilated before reusing it.
How to Use Check before requesting for service
You should not waste money by requesting for service only to find out that it's not a problem.
If you experience any issues with the product, check the following details before contacting the service
center or the distributor. You may be able to resolve the issue by a simple instruction from the user manual.
Knob:
Max position
Suddenly, the suction is poor and noise is louder than usal.
❶ Stage 1: Check the nozzle, pipe connection
① Check nozzle and pipe inside whether blocked or not
② If blocked, remove obstruction [See page 10]
③ Check pipe and hose inside whether blocked or not
④ If blocked, refer to the stage 2.
❷ Stage 2: Check the hose inside
① Set control knob to “FLOOR”(Max position)
② Check the hose by opening and closing the hose inlet repeatedly.
③ After ② 3 ~ 4 times, the problem will be solved.
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Trouble Shooting
Review this chart to find do-it-yourself solutions for minor performance problems.
Any service or repair needed, other than as described in this User’s Guide, should be performed through
your local LGE service center.
WARNING
Electrical shock and personal injury hazard.
Always unplug the vacuum cleaner before servicing. Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or personal
injury.
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
POSSIBLE SOLUTION
Vacuum cleaner will
not run
• Unplugged at wall outlet
• Make sure cord is plugged into a
functioning outlet.
• Remove the hose from the body and
reconnect it properly. [See page 7]
• Empty dust tank and clean filters.
[See page 17 ~ 20]
• Make sure all dust tank components and
filters are installed correctly.
• Check for clogs. [See page 23]
• Hose is not connected to the
body properly
• Full or clogged dust tank and
filters
• Dust tank improperly installed
• Clogged hose or wand
• Clogged nozzle
Poor suction
• Full or clogged dust tank and
filters
• Dust tank improperly installed
• Clogged hose or wand
• Clogged nozzle
• Empty dust tank and clean filters.
[See page 17 ~ 20]
• Make sure all dust tank components and
filters are installed correctly.
• Check for clogs. [See page 23]
Switch on, but hose LED is
on and alarm sound
“Dding~, Dding~”
• Dust tank is full
• Empty dust tank
• Power is on without dust tank
• Rotating plate in the dust
tank is restricted because of
obstruction
• Reattach dust tank
• Dust separator and filters is
full of dust
• Clean dust separator and filters
• Power is on without dust
separator and filters
• Reattach dust separator and filters
Indicator
Switch on, but unit LED is
on and alarm sound
“Dding Dding~, Dding
Dding~”
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• Remove obstruction[See page 17 ~ 18]
Trouble Shooting
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
POSSIBLE SOLUTION
Is the noise louder than
usual?
• Clogged hose or wand
• Clogged nozzle
• Check for clogs. [See page 23]
Smell
• Smell as the motor spins fast
around the surrounding
rubber
• The filters of dust separator
with dust is old or stored for a
long time
• It's the smells from new vacuum cleaner.
The smell disappears after 1-2 months. It's
like the smells from a new car or furniture
• Empty dust tank and clean filters.
[See page 17 ~ 20]
Agitator does not turn
• Clogged nozzle
• Check for clogs. [See page 23]
• Pedal improperly positioned.
• Check the pedal position [See page 10]
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Disposal of your old appliance
1. When this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is attached to a product it means the product is covered by the European
Directive 2002/96/EC.
2. All electrical and electronic products should be disposed of separately from the municipal waste stream via designated
collection facilities appointed by the government or the local authorities.
3. The correct disposal of your old appliance will help prevent potential negative consequences for the environment and
human health.
4. For more detailed information about disposal of your old appliance, please contact your city office, waste disposal
service or the shop where you purchased the product.
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Note
The LGE Customer Support Team can be contacted as follows :
For all Consumer enquiries
Line opening hours
Monday-Friday 09:00 to 20:00,
Saturday 09:00 to 18:00,
Sunday 10:00 to 16:00,
Phone
0844 847 LGLG(5454)
(National Call Rate)
E-mail
www.lgelectronics.co.uk,
then select “CONTACT US”
Fax
0844 847 1413
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